from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The stem of a bean plant.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The stem of a bean, or the whole plant: as, Jack and the bean-stalk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun stem of a bean plant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The stem of a bean plant, proverbially fast growing and tall.
  • noun figuratively, by extension A tall, slim person.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun stem of a bean plant


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